The O’Fallon Police Department announced today on their Facebook page that Branden Johnson was in custody.
“Branden Johnson was arrested this afternoon at an address in O’Fallon, on Carol Renee Ct. This was subject who triggered yesterday’s incident in Mark Twain Mobil Home Park. We thank the public for their patience yesterday and subsequent tips. Special thanks to the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force for their hard work,” police reported.
At approximately 12:31 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, the O’Fallon Police Department received a domestic disturbance call to the Mark Twain Mobile Home Community off of Veterans Memorial Pkwy. The caller had left the residence.
Officers responded, and one of them observed a subject with a weapon near the entrance to the residence. The St Charles County SWAT Team responded to the location.
According to police, the St. Charles County SWAT Team made entry and a subject of interest was identified as Branden Johnson, 31, of Troy.
Johnson was not inside the residence. Police checked the area but did not locate him. Johnson has an active St. Charles County warrant for third degree domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon, with a $15,000 bond. He is known to have been armed.